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Chris Hemsworth, Tom Hiddleston, Eddie Redmayne, Adam Deacon and Chris O'Dowd are the five actors who have made the shortlist for the coveted Rising Star prize at the upcoming British Academy of Film and Television...

Marilyn & Tinker Are Big Hits Among Bafta Voters

British films My Week With Marilyn and Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy look set to have a big night at the 2012 British Academy Film Awards after each landing 16 nods on the organisation's "longlist".Both make...

Scorsese To Be Honoured With Bafta Fellowship

Director Martin Scorsese will be honoured with the prestigious British Academy of Film and Television Arts (Bafta) Academy Fellowship at the annual prizegiving next month (Feb12).The Taxi Driver and Raging Bull legend will be presented...

Martin Scorsese Given Bafta Fellowship

Martin Scorsese is to be given a BAFTA Fellowship next month. The acclaimed director - who last year released his first family film 'Hugo' - will join the likes of Stanley Kubrick, Steven Spielberg and...

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"I often wonder how my career would have changed if I hadn't turned down Chaplin." Ben Stiller jokes about giving up the Chaplin lead to Robert Downey, Jr., who presented his Tropic Thunder co-star with...

Stars Honoured At Bafta/la Britannia Awards

Harry Potter star Helena Bonham Carter and the movie franchise's director David Yates were the toast of Hollywood on Wednesday night (30Nov11) as they were honoured at the 2011 Bafta/LA Britannia Awards.The actress was hailed...

Harry Potter Wins Big At Kids' Baftas

'Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2' was the big winner at the British Academy Children's Awards last night (27.11.11).The film - the final instalment of the hugely successful movie series about the schoolboy...

Harry Potter Honoured At Bafta Children's Awards

The final Harry Potter movie picked up top honours at this year's (11) British Academy of Film and Television Arts (Bafta) Children's Awards on Sunday (27Nov11) night.Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2 scooped...

Jennifer Lawrence And Chris Hemsworth Among Bafta Rising Stars

Jennifer Lawrence and Chris Hemsworth are among the young actors set to compete for the coveted Rising Star prize at the upcoming British Academy of Film and Television Arts (Bafta) Awards.The Winter's Bone star, who...

Robbie Coltrane Honoured At Scottish Baftas

Harry Potter star Robbie Coltrane was the toast of the Scottish Bafta Awards on Sunday (13Nov11) as he was acknowledged for his longrunning career.The actor was honoured for his "outstanding contribution to film" at the...

Towie Christmas Single To Battle X Factor Winner

The cast of ITV show 'The Only Way is Essex' are readying their own Christmas single - a cover of Wham's 'Last Christmas'. The stars of the Bafta winning show, including Joey Essex and Mark...

I'm A Celebrity Line-up Announced, Mark Wright, Crissy Rock

The line-up for this year's 'I'm A Celebrity Get Me Out Of Here' has been announced, with 'The Only Way is Essex' star Mark Wright heading the latest batch of celebrities heading to the Australian...

Bill Murray Teams Up With Another Coppola

Bill Murray is hoping to replicate the success of his hit 2003 movie Lost In Translation by teaming up with another member of the Coppola directing dynasty.The Ghostbusters star was the toast of the awards...

George Clooney On Being Oscars 'Best Actor' Frontrunner

Hollywood star George Clooney has played down talk he is the favourite to win Best Actor at the 2012 Oscars for his role as a father attempting to reconnect with his children, in 'The Descendants'....

Jamie Bell Enjoyed Tintin 'Challenge'

Jamie Bell found there were "lots of challenges" voicing the titular character in 'The Adventures of Tintin: The Secret of the Unicorn'.The 25-year-old English actor thinks being European played a "big part" in him getting...

Thandie Newton On Movies, "It's Like Interrupting An Orgasm"

Thandie Newton, the British Bafta winning actress, is about to make her stage debut in a West End run of 'Death and the Maiden' at the Harold Pinter theatre. Speaking to the UK's Guardian newspaper,...

Rosamund Pike Wants Oscars Overhaul

Former Bond girl Rosamund Pike wants Oscars bosses to overhaul the prizegiving, branding award ceremonies the "low point" of the year.The British actress blundered while presenting a Bafta Award earlier this year (11) when she...

Chris Langham Makes Acting Comeback After Jail Sentence

Chris Langham, the British actor who was jailed for downloading child pornography in 2007, has landed his first role since his arrest. Langham, whose performances in 'The Thick of It' were heralded by critics, will...

Director Defends Role For Disgraced Chris Langham

A British moviemaker has defended his decision to cast Chris Langham in a comeback role, insisting the disgraced actor is "perfect" for the part.Award-winning Langham was jailed for 10 months in 2007 after he was...

Dad's Army Writer David Croft Dies

British comedy writer David Croft has died at the age of 89.The famed writer and producer, who was behind Bbc comedy classics including Dad's Army and 'Allo 'Allo!, passed away in his sleep at his...

Jessie Wallace Ends Tumultous Year With 'Best Actress' Award

Jessie Wallace, the British actress best known for playing 'Kat Moon' on Eastenders, has been named 'Best Actress' at the 2011 Inside Soap Awards. Wallace, who turned 40-years-old over the weekend, picked up the award...

Shirley Maclaine Honoured At French Film Festival

Veteran actress Shirley Maclaine was honoured for her longstanding career at the Deauville American Film Festival in France on Sunday (04Sep11).The star, who made her debut movie appearance in 1955's The Trouble with Harry, boasts...

David Gest And Tito Plan Tour Tribute To Michael Jackson

David Gest, Tito Jackson, Rebbie Jackson are to pay tribute to Michael Jackson with a live tour honouring the pop icon's life.The TV star and producer will be joined by the late singer's two siblings...

Holly Willoughby Returns To Work After Maternity Leave

Holly Willoughby has returned to work after the birth of her daughter Belle in April this year (2011)The Brighton born TV presenter already has a son with producer husband DAN BALDWIN but Belle will be...

Rosie Huntington-whiteley Models For Marks And Spencer

Ryan Reynolds and Rosie Huntington-Whiteley have been signed up to star in UK brand Marks and Spencer's autumn campaign.'Green Lantern' actor Ryan and the 'Transformers: Dark of the Moon' beauty front the company's Autograph collection,...

David Hare Wins 2011 Pinter Prize

British playwright David Hare has been named the recipient of the 2011 Pen/Pinter Prize.The honour, established in memory of British Nobel Prize-winning playwright Harold Pinter, is the latest in a long line of accolades for...

Stiller To Be Honoured By Bafta/la

Ben Stiller is to be honoured with the Charlie Chaplin Britannia Award for Excellence in Comedy at the Bafta Los Angeles Britannia Awards.Stiller will be feted at a gala to be held at the Beverly...

Jamie Foxx Owes Career Success To Canny Tom Cruise

Actor Jamie Foxx credits Tom Cruise with putting him on the path to superstardom after using his influence in Hollywood to help drum up support for the comedian's Oscar-winning movie Ray.The funnyman first met Cruise...

Saoirse Ronan's Dad Checks Scripts

Saoirse Ronan's dad reads her scripts before her to check they aren't too explicit. The 17-year-old star has received praise for the mature nature of her acting - appearing in films including 'Atonement' and 'The...

Jennifer Lopez Dumped Hubby Hours Before Meeting Will And Kate

Jennifer Lopez brought the showbiz world to a standstill when she announced her shock split from husband Marc Anthony on Friday. It has now emerged that the couple were scheduled to attend the glittering Bafta...

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Art Garfunkel On Paul Simon: "I Created A Monster"

Art Garfunkel, one half of legendary hitmakers Simon & Garfunkel, has made some scathing...

David Lynch to Direct All 18 Episodes of 'Twin Peaks' Reboot

Great news everyone: David Lynch is back at the helm of Showtime's Twin Peaks...

Chris Pratt Apologizes in Advance for 'Jurassic Park' Interviews

Chris Pratt has apologized in advance for his upcoming Jurassic World press tour...

Dave Grohl Dedicates THREE Songs To Taylor Swift At Radio 1's Big Weekend

BBC Radio 1’s Big Weekend witnessed an event that will probably never be seen again...

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U2 Claim They Feared Their Entire World Tour Might Have Been Over After The Edge's Stage Tumble

U2 feared that their current world tour might have been over on the first night after The Edge fell...

Katy Perry Says She Hasn't Spoken To Russell Brand Since Their Divorce

Katy Perry has made a rare public reflection on her split from ex-husband Russell Brand...

Snoop Dogg Has "No Regrets" Over Misogynist Lyrics

Snoop Dogg has defended himself against accusations of sexism in his lyrics...

Jon Hamm On What Happened to Don Draper

Jon Hamm, who starred as troubled creative director Don Draper in AMC's signature drama...

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